Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2013

35-1012 First-Line Supervisors of Food Preparation and Serving Workers

Directly supervise and coordinate activities of workers engaged in preparing and serving food.


National estimates for this occupation
Industry profile for this occupation
Geographic profile for this occupation

National estimates for this occupation: Top

Employment estimate and mean wage estimates for this occupation:

Employment (1) Employment
RSE (3)
Mean hourly
wage
Mean annual
wage (2)
Wage RSE (3)
842,540 0.6 % $15.38 $31,980 0.3 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $9.46 $11.06 $14.09 $18.51 $23.19
Annual Wage (2) $19,670 $23,000 $29,320 $38,500 $48,230


Industry profile for this occupation: Top

Industries with the highest published employment and wages for this occupation are provided. For a list of all industries with employment in this occupation, see the Create Customized Tables function.

Industries with the highest levels of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Restaurants and Other Eating Places 601,170 6.48 $14.81 $30,790
Elementary and Secondary Schools 39,370 0.48 $15.14 $31,500
Special Food Services 34,650 5.65 $16.75 $34,840
Grocery Stores 25,250 0.99 $17.04 $35,440
Traveler Accommodation 22,480 1.27 $18.28 $38,020

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Restaurants and Other Eating Places 601,170 6.48 $14.81 $30,790
Special Food Services 34,650 5.65 $16.75 $34,840
Drinking Places (Alcoholic Beverages) 18,880 5.32 $15.41 $32,050
Specialty Food Stores 3,700 1.66 $15.28 $31,770
Vending Machine Operators 510 1.34 $16.26 $33,830

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 360 0.02 $34.58 $71,920
Computer Systems Design and Related Services 30 (7) $23.34 $48,540
Furniture Stores 90 0.04 $21.64 $45,010
Home Furnishings Stores 60 0.02 $21.31 $44,320
Sporting Goods, Hobby, and Musical Instrument Stores 180 0.03 $20.35 $42,330


Geographic profile for this occupation: Top

States and areas with the highest published employment, location quotients, and wages for this occupation are provided. For a list of all areas with employment in this occupation, see the Create Customized Tables function.





States with the highest employment level in this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
California 84,820 5.76 0.91 $15.54 $32,310
Texas 77,280 7.08 1.11 $15.10 $31,400
Florida 55,020 7.38 1.16 $16.21 $33,710
New York 43,580 5.05 0.79 $17.37 $36,130
Ohio 33,410 6.52 1.03 $14.20 $29,540




States with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
North Carolina 33,160 8.40 1.32 $15.31 $31,840
Nevada 9,610 8.34 1.31 $16.68 $34,700
Kentucky 14,780 8.29 1.30 $13.59 $28,270
Alabama 15,060 8.17 1.29 $13.89 $28,880
Mississippi 8,760 8.08 1.27 $12.98 $27,000




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
District of Columbia 2,770 4.16 0.65 $20.37 $42,380
New Jersey 20,110 5.26 0.83 $19.69 $40,950
Rhode Island 3,400 7.45 1.17 $19.43 $40,420
Vermont 1,570 5.27 0.83 $18.13 $37,710
Delaware 2,850 6.92 1.09 $17.59 $36,580





Metropolitan areas with the highest employment level in this occupation:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division 24,200 4.62 0.73 $19.06 $39,650
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA Metropolitan Division 21,990 5.53 0.87 $15.01 $31,230
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX 18,530 6.72 1.06 $15.57 $32,380
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL Metropolitan Division 18,390 4.97 0.78 $15.03 $31,270
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA 15,300 6.63 1.04 $14.30 $29,730
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division 13,730 5.80 0.91 $17.80 $37,020
Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZ 13,660 7.67 1.21 $16.33 $33,970
Dallas-Plano-Irving, TX Metropolitan Division 13,290 6.18 0.97 $15.37 $31,970
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA NECTA Division 10,100 5.78 0.91 $17.69 $36,800
St. Louis, MO-IL 9,230 7.15 1.12 $14.11 $29,360